Professional Licensure Disclosures MS Counseling - Divine Mercy University

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Clinical Mental Health Counseling Master’s Program

Professional Licensure Disclosures

The Divine Mercy University, School of Counseling (SOC) offers a Master of Science in Counseling degree with an entry-level specialty program in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC). The CMHC program is 66 semester credit hours and designed to meet the educational requirements for professional counseling licensure in most states. In some states, additional educational requirements through the SOC are necessary to meet the professional licensing requirements. In other states, the CMHC program is not offered as it does not meet those states professional licensing requirements. Determination regarding professional licensure eligibility associated with this program are provided for each state and U.S. territory as follows: (Click the + icon to read information on each category)

Meets: The 66 semester credit hour master’s level CMHC program at Divine Mercy University meets the educational requirements for licensure or certification as a Licensed Professional Counselor in this state.

 Meets With: additional coursework or practicum experience beyond the 66-semester credit hour program are required to meet the educational requirements for professional licensure in some states and they are offered by the School of Counseling (SOC) at Divine Mercy University.  These states are identified as Meets with and includes the educational requirements as Additional Requirements Provided by SOC to Meet Educational Licensure Requirements with semester credit hour abbreviated as “credits.”

Does not meet: The 66 semester credit hour master’s level CMHC program at Divine Mercy University does not meet the educational requirements for professional counseling licensure in this state. 

Has not been determined:  A determination has not been made as to whether the master’s level CMHC program at Divine Mercy University meets the educational requirements for professional counseling licensure in this state.

The following table lists the determination whether the 66 semester credit hour master’s level CMHC program at Divine Mercy University meets the educational requirements for professional licensure for each state and U.S. territory, along with a link to the professional licensing boards, for public disclosure and making informed decisions.

 

State or US Territory

Educational Requirements for Licensure (66 credit hours)

Additional Requirements Provided by SOC to Meet Educational Licensure Requirements

Licensing Board Home Page

Alabama

Meets

Alaska

Meets

Arizona

Meets

Arkansas

Does not meet


California

Meets With

69 credit hours: 1 additional course (3 credits): COUN 730 Psychopharmacology

Colorado

Meets

Connecticut

Meets

Delaware

Does Not Meet

District of Columbia

Meets

Florida

Meets With

75 credit hours: Three additional courses (9 credits): (1) COUN 710 Clinical Supervision and Consultation for Community Mental Health; (2) COUN 720 Human Sexuality; (3) COUN 693 Advanced Internship to complete 1,000 hours of practicum  /  internship.

Georgia

Meets

Guam

Has Not Been Determined

Hawaii

Meets With

No additional credit hours: An additional 20 hours of direct service  /  client contact during regular practicum  /  internship courses.

Idaho

Meets With

69 credit hours: One additional course (3 credits): (1) COUN 693 Advanced Internship to complete 1,000 hours of practicum  /  internship.

Illinois

Does Not Meet

Indiana

Meets With

69 credit hours: One additional course (3 credits): (1) COUN 710 Clinical Supervision and Consultation for Community Mental Health to meet the state requirement for coursework in Contextual Dimensions.

Iowa

Meets

Kansas

Does Not Meet

Kentucky

Does Not Meet

Louisianna

Meets

Maine

Meets With

69 credit hours: One additional course (3 credits): (1) COUN 693 Advanced Internship to complete 900 hours of practicum internship.

Maryland

Meets

Massachusetts

Meets

Michigan

Meets With

69 credit hours: One additional course (3 credits): (1) COUN 710 Clinical Supervision and Consultation for Community Mental Health

Minnesota

Meets

Meets the educational requirements for the Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) credential; however, it does not meet the educational requirements for the Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) credential.

Mississippi

Meets

Missouri

Does Not Meet

Montana

Meets

Nebraska

Meets

Nevada

Meets

New Hampshire

Does Not Meet

North Carolina

Does Not Meet

New Jersey

Meets

New Mexico

Meets

New York

Does Not Meet

North Dakota

Meets

Ohio

Meets With

69 credit hours: One additional course (3 credits): (1) COUN 750 Advanced Evaluation of Mental and Emotional Disorders

Oklamhoma

Meets

Oregon

Does Not Meet

Pennsylvania

Meets

Puerto Rico

Has Not Been Determined

Rhode Island

Meets With

69 credit hours: One additional course (3 credits): (1) COUN 689 Practicum 3 in addition to COUN 580 Practicum 1: Counseling Skills and Helping Relationships, COUN 630 Practicum 2: Clinical Diagnosis and Treatment Planning,  COUN 690 Practicum 4: Counseling Practicum / Advanced Clinical Intervention Skills

South Carolina

Meets

South Dakota

Meets

Tennessee

Meets

Texas

Meets

Utah

Meets With

69 credit hours: One additional course (3 credits): (1) COUN 693 Advanced Internship to complete 1,000 hours of practicum  internship.

Vermont

Meets

Virgin Islands

Has Not Been Determined

Virginia

Meets

Washington

Meets

West Virginia

Meets

Wisconsin

Meets With

69 credit hours: One additional course (3 credits): (1) COUN 740 Advanced Seminar: Professional Orientation, Law, and Ethical Standards of Professional Counseling

Wyoming

Meets